By SHEILA V KUMARAssociated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man in the bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the LSU campus earlier this week but don't believe he is connected to threats made against three other universities recently.
William Bouvay Jr., 42,
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday backed the naming and shaming of governments and armed groups that recruit, kill or sexually attack children in armed conflicts over protests from Russia, China, Pakistan and Azerbaijan.
By CARLEY PETESCHAssociated Press
MARIKANA, South Africa (AP) - Lonmin miners celebrated a wage deal Wednesday that ended a deadly and prolonged strike but labor unrest continued with police firing rubber bullets and tear gas at strikers at a different platinum mine.
Some warned that the deal
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - The family of a Dallas woman found dead two days after she tried to call 911 during a deadly attack filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city and local police Wednesday.
Deanna Cook called 911 on Aug. 17 to report that her ex-husband was
By ABDULLAH SHIHRIAssociated Press
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Saudi Arabia's state-owned press agency reports that King Abdullah has ordered the blocking of all websites with access to an anti-Islam film that has sparked protests across the Muslim world.
An Associated Press reporter in Saudi
By GREG KELLER and LORI HINNANTAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - France stepped up security at some of its embassies on Wednesday after a satirical Parisian weekly published crude caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. The prime minister said he would block a demonstration by people angry over a
By NEBI QENAAssociated Press
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Syrian rebels seized control of a border crossing on the frontier with Turkey on Wednesday, ripping down the Syrian flag as the rebels fighting to oust President Bashar Assad expand their control of the country's north.
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Still sour on the state of the U.S. economy, Americans are nonetheless heading into the home stretch to Election Day feeling better about the country's future and about how President Barack Obama is doing his job, a new
MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian Cabinet minister says authorities will block access to YouTube if it refuses to take down an anti-Islam film that has sparked violence around the world.
Prosecutors have already asked a Moscow court to outlaw the "Innocence of Muslims" film as "extremist, and offending
By HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Suspicion in last week's attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans has focused on members of a hardcore Islamist militia known for its sympathies to al-Qaida, its fierce animosity to